Category Archives: inspiration

Bullet Journal update

Some months ago, I mentioned that I had started a Bullet Journal to organise myself. I am a bit of OCD when it comes to organisation and I like to have everything at the tip of my fingers on my computer. I … Continue reading

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Researching leads

I’m a historian by education. My day job as a gymnastics coach has nothing directly to do with my degree, but I use aspects of it everyday. I often use my research skills when working, but on a much more … Continue reading

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Adventure: Needs v Wants

Recently my brother and I discussed ‘needs versus wants’ when it comes to money and be restricted by it. ‘Money makes the world go around’ whether you like it or not. I want adventures in my life, but do I … Continue reading

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Brick Lane

This is an iconic London establishment with its rich history from ever changing immigrants, deep poverty to its latest incarnation as an artsy place with trendy coffee bars and art galleries, utilising the old brewery locations. However, Brick Lane manages … Continue reading

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Abbey Road

Let’s start with a big one. Not the road itself, it can be quite narrow at places, but it is large in people’s minds, being the location of Abbey Road studios where The Beatles and many other band and artists … Continue reading

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Writing goals and resolutions

Every year I try to set up writing goals for myself, to make sure I stay on track and keep on top of things. Publishing them here makes them a bit more official. Knowing that they are here on the … Continue reading

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Five FIRSTS to start the new year

The FIRST story I ever wrote was a blatant rip off of my favourite Christmas book ‘Hemma hos jultomten’ by Mauri Kunnas (At home with Santa Claus – my translation) The FIRST proper novel I finished was a historical novel … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Week 1 – The magic of write-ins

The first week of NaNoWriMo is always relatively easy. Your idea is fresh and exciting. Most of the time the writing flows. My story is going amazing, I have worked on the idea for almost a year. I’m normally a planner, … Continue reading

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It’s back – NaNoWriMo

It’s that time of the year again. When I crawl into my (magically imaginary) writing hut not to emerge for a month. NANOWRIMO This year I am actually very, very organised, compared to previous year when I have been just … Continue reading

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Photo Reflection on Creativity Challenge

Day 20 of 28 of my writing challenge I thought I show you a collection of some places I have been writing at the last couple of weeks. There have been much note taking and free writing, some of which … Continue reading

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